strategic development manager

Chris Duffey spear-heads Adobe’s Creative Cloud strategic development partnerships across the creative enterprise space.

Chris and his work has been profiled by The Drum, Wall Street Journal, Inc., Adweek, Adage, Adage Japan, Cheddar, The Guardian, The Mirror, Campaign,, NYPost, Business Insider, Euronews, E News, Entertainment Tonight, Brazil’s Reconnect TV, collectively receiving over 68 million views... and featured by Google, McKinsey and Wharton in their digital marketing book. Chris also serves on Rutgers University Data Advisory Board.

Prior to Adobe Chris was an Award-Winning Executive Creative Director, Noted Speaker, Author and AI & Mobile Technologist. Chris has been featured by Business Insider, and Yahoo as one of “The industry’s leaders on the top issues, challenges and opportunities in the fast-changing world of mobile marketing.” Chris has been a creative consultant with over 35 advertising agencies and across all the major global holding companies: WPP, IPG, Havas, Omnicom, Publicis and MDC, having worked across every major industry vertical. Chris is an accomplished author on the inevitable relevance of AI and Mobile, with an affinity towards creating innovation for the most complex business challenges imaginable. The Guardian awarded “How Mobile Became Mighty in Healthcare” to their Top Ten Best Healthcare Stories of the Year.

Chris is a four-time Cannes Lions speaker, this year Chris took the stage with Microsoft on the role of Human + Machine AI. In 2017 Chris spoke at Cannes Innovation about Artificial Intelligence Enhanced Creativity. Previously, Chris keynoted with Kim Kardashian at Cannes Lions on how to connect with audiences thru mobile gaming. For the inaugural Cannes Lions Health Festival Chris co-chaired with Google for the mainstage on future trends in mobile marketing.

Judging panel

Amber Wing

senior art director

Amy Carvajal

executive creative director
Wunderman Thompson New York

Anthony Reeves

chief creative officer

Chris Duffey

strategic development manager

Dominic Al-Samarraie

Group Creative Director
Wunderman Thompson New York

Douglas Brundage

vp of strategy & executive creative director
Team Epiphany

EJ McNulty

executive creative director

Erick Stossel

associate creative director

Fitz Maro

Creative Technology Lead

Jason Marks

executive creative director

Josh Horowitz

founder & ceo
Fake Love

Kyle O'Brien

Creative Works Editor
The Drum

Lizzie Wilson

associate creative director
McCann New York

Matt Creamer

group creative director

Matt Ross

Head of YouTube Creative

Mark Fallows

Fabrica Collective

Pete Johnson

executive creative director
Deutsch NY

Reuben Webb

chief creative officer 
Stein IAS

Roberto Danino

creative director

Roxanne White

Creative Director

Sandi Harari

evp creative director

Tyler Deangelo

executive creative director

Valerie Carlson

executive creative director

Vinesh Gayadin

Art Director